- Associated Press - Thursday, November 10, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man accused of trying to travel to Libya to join the Islamic State group has been formally indicted.

A federal prosecutor in Columbus says Aaron Daniels wired $250 to an IS group operative in January and told an undercover informant about his interest in traveling overseas to commit jihad.

The 20-year-old Daniels was taken into custody Monday at John Glenn Columbus International Airport after a monthslong investigation.

An indictment Thursday charged Daniels with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

A message was left with Daniels’ court-appointed attorneys.

Daniels remains in jail while his lawyers and prosecutors file arguments over holding him without bond or putting him on home arrest with electronic monitoring.


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